At Centura Health at Home in Denver, Andrea Silva resolved a struggle that many new mothers face – returning to work while continuing to provide nutritious breast milk for her baby.
Meet Andrea Silva
At 71, Claudine Paris feels like a “rock star” every day she walks through the hallways of James John Elementary School in Portland, Ore., where she volunteers as a literacy tutor.
Meet Claudine Paris
From Congress to the Cafeteria: Healthy Food is a Priority
by David R. Williams, Ph.D., Staff Director
November 03, 2009
The Commission recognized the importance of nutritious food for improving the health of Americans when it released its recommendations in April. It saw communities without any access to grocery stores and fresh produce, school meals for children containing chicken nuggets, pizza and fries, and a country disconnected from the food system it relies on for its nutritional wellbeing. But recently, the tide has begun to turn.
Guest Post: “What does ‘good health’ mean to girls?”
by Laurie A. Westley, Senior Vice President, Girl Scouts of the USA
November 05, 2009
America’s health starts with healthy children, but what does “good health” mean to kids? At Girls Scouts of the USA, we’re working to bring an important perspective to the table: we know what works for girls.
Poverty’s High Cost to Health
by Staff, Commission to Build a Healthier America
October 19, 2009
In the September 2009 Spotlight on Poverty and Opportunity webcast, RWJF President and CEO Risa Lavizzo-Mourey, M.D., M.B.A., discusses social and economic factors that influence health, including access to high quality health care, healthy neighborhoods and grocery stores.